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Decatur County, IN

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Education

The level of education of our workforce is a critical factor for economic and community development. It often provides insight into the skill levels of a local area. The metrics provided here focus on the attainment of degrees and high school graduates' higher education intent. The type of work (occupations) residents perform can also assist in understanding skill levels.

Educational Attainment
 19701980199020002017
Total Population 25 and Older12,16813,41114,62515,94817,757
    Less than 9th Grade4,0422,8501,6601,038549
    9th to 12th, No Diploma2,2782,2982,3862,3011,306
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)4,3986,0936,9507,5737,777
    Some College, No Degree  1,5932,3903,090
    Associate Degree  6218171,534
    Bachelors Degree  7481,1192,281
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  6677101,220
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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